Thirty-Seven Gardere Attorneys From Texas, Colorado Named to 2016 Super Lawyers Lists

Top Quote 36 Gardere attorneys recognized in 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list and Denver Partner Leonard M. MacPhee named to the 2016 Colorado Super Lawyers list. End Quote
  • Dallas, TX (1888PressRelease) September 10, 2016 - Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is proud to announce that 36 of the Firm's Texas attorneys have been recognized on the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list. In addition, Denver Partner Leonard M. MacPhee was named to the 2016 Colorado Super Lawyers list.

    "Super Lawyers works diligently to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of reputable attorneys," says Gardere Chair Holland N. O'Neil. "We applaud our 37 attorneys who have worked hard to be recognized as go-to lawyers in their respective areas."

    For the third consecutive year Partner Geoffrey H. Bracken earned additional honors as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Houston. Mr. Bracken's litigation practice focuses on commercial, construction, copyright infringement, wrongful death and personal injury disputes, particularly disputes related to oil and gas exploration, as well as production.

    Gardere attorneys named to the 2016 Texas and Colorado Super Lawyers lists, and their areas of practice, include:
    Mark Vane - Government Relations
    Kimberly A. Yelkin - Government Relations

    Marshall J. Doke Jr. - Government Contracts
    Craig B. Florence - Business Litigation
    Ronald M. Gaswirth - Employment and Labor
    Kenneth R. Glaser - Intellectual Property
    Lawrence B. Goldstein - Mergers and Acquisitions
    Douglas A. Harrison - Family Law
    Carrie B. Hoffman - Employment and Labor
    Kevin L. Kelley - Real Estate
    Joyce Mazero - Franchise/Dealership
    Stephen A. McCartin - Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights
    Todd Murray - Securities Litigation
    Cynthia Brotman Nelson - Real Estate
    Keith V. Novick - Estate and Probate
    Holland N. O'Neil - Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights
    Alan J. Perkins - Mergers and Acquisitions
    Clifford J. Risman - Real Estate
    Deirdre B. Ruckman - Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights
    Robert Sarfatis - Mergers and Acquisitions
    Larry L. Schoenbrun - Mergers and Acquisitions
    Kay Lyn Schwartz - Intellectual Property
    Paul V. Storm - Intellectual Property Litigation
    David H. Timmins - Insurance Coverage
    Richard A. Tulli - Securities and Corporate Finance
    Peter S. Vogel - Intellectual Property Litigation
    Richard L. Waggoner - Mergers and Acquisitions

    Leonard H. MacPhee - Franchise/Dealership

    Eric A. Blumrosen - Mergers and Acquisitions
    Geoffrey H. Bracken - Business Litigation
    Daniel L. Cohen - Mergers and Acquisitions
    Jeffrey S. Davis - Civil Litigation: Defense
    Craig D. Dillard - Business Litigation
    Douglas K. Eyberg - Mergers and Acquisitions
    John P. Melko - Creditor Debtor Rights
    Lawrence J. Pirtle - Estate Planning and Probate
    Rachel Powitzky Steely - Employee Litigation: Defense

    Super Lawyers, a division of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers in more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. Each year, no more than 5 percent of attorneys are designated for this honor in each participating state. The Texas Super Lawyers list will be included in the October 2016 issues of Texas Monthly and the Texas edition of Super Lawyers magazine. The Colorado Super Lawyers list was featured in the Colorado edition of Super Lawyers magazine published earlier this year.

    Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, an Am Law 200 firm founded in 1909 and one of the Southwest's largest full-service law firms, has offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston, Denver and Mexico City. Gardere provides legal services to private and public companies and individuals in the areas of corporate, energy, environmental, financial restructuring and reorganization, financial services, government affairs, hospitality, insurance, intellectual property, international, labor and employment, litigation, private equity, real estate and tax.

    For more information, visit, or contact Jennifer Dilworth at 214-999-4718 or jdilworth ( @ ) gardere dot com, or Connie Thompson at 214-999-4288 or cthompson ( @ ) gardere dot com.

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